In the last couple of years, the Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) and CETA (Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement) have received a lot of media … Continued
The EU has been debating with the US and Canada on two major trade agreements: TTIP and CETA respectively. Both agreements have been loudly contested by Slow Food and civil society at large, as they grant special rights to corporations whilst threatening democracy, the environment and social standards. So, how far are we now in the negotiations?
Today, over 65 public interest organisations and a coalition of farmers’ organisations delivered a letter to European Parliament President Martin Schulz warning that the European Commission continues to ignore critical aspects of the 2015 Parliamentary Resolution that called for reforming the EU-US trade agreement (TTIP).